paint·ing:n. The process, art, or occupation of coating surfaces with paint for a utilitarian or artistic effect.
This year’s painting problem challenges your team to create a painting that is evidentiary of an ancient civilization. Using the technique of relief, incorporate the “fossilized remains” of objects, plants, animals, or people into a total image that will adequately represent the ancient civilization of your choosing.
Reference historical and contemporary artists who have incorporated relief and or collage in their work. Consider what artist works best with the ancient civilization of your choosing. Create an original composition reflective of an artist’s influence, incorporating the cultural styles of your chosen civilization, and also incorporating “fossilized remains” using the technique of relief. *Relief is a work of art in which three-dimensional elements are raised from a flat base.* Visual size, shape, and medium of your painting are your decision.